The fifth-generation fighter F-35A crashed and crashed in the United States. The plane belonged to the 58th squadron and took off from Eglin air base. This was reported by the base command in their Twitter account.
The accident occurred yesterday, May 19, at about 21.30 local time. The pilot managed to eject and was promptly delivered to the hospital – his condition is assessed as stable.
This is the second incident of the fifth generation fighter crash in the last week – on May 15, the F-22 Raptor fighter crashed in Florida. He also took off from Eglin Air Base – this airfield is generally the main one for US Air Force stealth fighters.